Travel and Life Experiences of a Corporate American Runaway

I’m Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences, adventures, and photography from around the globe. But it’s not just about travel, it’s also about life experiences of a solo female wanderer.

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From The Blog

Best Camera Bag for Travel: Organized by Travel Style

Compression Socks for Travel: What, Why, and How

What is a Travel Experience: I went to Madison Wisconsin to Find Out

Architectural Tourism: Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Homes

How to Foster Kittens

7+ Thru Hiking Trails Around the World: Alternatives to the Camino de Santiago

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This Travel Gear Should Be in Your Bag

After a decade of living out of my suitcase, I think I know what good travel gear is.

Here’s my list of the best travel gear out there!

Read my gear posts or go directly to my Ottsworld Amazon Store here to see what I recommend! –

Gear Guide

99 Travel and Life Tips

After 10 years of traveling nonstop, I’ve put together my ultimate list of travel tips!

Do you have any to add?

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Learn how to Take Epic Adventures

Mongol Rally

Drive 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia in an inappropriate car with strangers!

Camino de Santiago

Walk across Spain for 5 weeks and 500 miles...and a few blisters.

Rickshaw Run

Drive an auto rickshaw through India for 2,000 miles only stopping for cows and repairs....many repairs.

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The Motorbike Diaries

Learning how to drive a motorbike in Vietnam

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way Guide

Drive Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way coastal drive and have a few adventures along the way!

Patagonia Adventure Travel Guide

Spanning two countries, this may be the biggest playground on the globe! What to do, where to stay, and more!

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